Shipbuilding

Shipbuilding

Damen launches compact ASD Tug 1810

Damen has developed a new vessel in the Damen Compact Tugs range, the ASD Tug 1810. It will have a bollard pull of 30 tonnes ahead and 28 tonnes astern. Its design has drawn on a number of features developed in the Compact Tugs range, the company…

19.02.2024
Shipbuilding

Partners unveil wind-optimised tanker design

Finland-based ship design firm, Deltamarin, and BAR Technologies of the UK have announced a wind-optimised Aframax/LR2 tanker design, named Aquilo. The new design combines efficiency gains relating to hull form and the wind sail company’s WindWings®…

19.02.2024
Shipbuilding

Meyer Werft clinches new Carnival cruise contract

Meyer Werft has won a new order from Carnival Corporation & plc for a sister ship to the 6,500-passenger Carnival Jubilee, delivered in 2023. The 180,000-gt ship, with a length of 344m, is due for delivery in 2027. It will be powered by LNG and will…

16.02.2024
Shipbuilding

Contract for eight Virginia-Class submarines

The US Navy awarded General Dynamics' subsidiary Electric Boat, Groton, Connecticut, a contract for the construction of eight Virginia-class submarines (SSN-784 to SSN-791). Proceeding with the construction will be one ship per year in 2009 and 2010…

14.01.2009
Shipbuilding

Three lifecycle services contracts signed

STX Europe has signed contracts for modernising a cruise vessel for Carnival Cruise Lines and two tankers for Neste Shipping.

14.01.2009
Shipbuilding

Vacon opens subsidiary in South Korea

The global AC drives manufacturer Vacon has established a subsidiary in Seoul, South Korea. The new subsidiary, which started operations on 1 January 2009, will serve distributors and partners in the East Asian market. Vacon's goal is to increase its…

13.01.2009
Shipbuilding

Fincantieri completes acquisition of Manitowoc Marine Group

Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani S.p.A. has announced that it has successfully completed the acquisition of Manitowoc Marine Group from its parent company The Manitowoc Company, Inc., following all the required regulatory approvals.

 

12.01.2009

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